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'He Is Not Welcome': Trump Border Visit Denounced as PR Stunt of 'Blood-Soaked' President

"Trump has blood on his hands, and he is not welcome at the border," one migrant rights activist bluntly declared. 

Brett Wilkins ·

Acting US AG Rosen Urged to Postpone Three Executions Planned for This Week Due to Pandemic

The outgoing Trump administration has killed 10 death row inmates since resuming federal executions after a 17-year hiatus.

Jessica Corbett ·

As 'Dark Stain' of Guantánamo Begins 20th Year, Groups Demand Biden Close Offshore Prison

"Biden must reaffirm his commitment to closure and take the necessary action to accomplish it before we have to mark the 20th anniversary next year," says the Center for Constitutional Rights.

Jessica Corbett ·

As Pandemic Rages, Trump Admin. Approves Tennessee's "Reckless" Plan to Slash Medicaid

 The eleventh-hour safety net attack is being met with outrage from advocates of strengthening the healthcare program.

Andrea Germanos ·

Confederates in the Capitol: The Re-enactment of a Lost Cause

The lesson we must learn from the crushing of Reconstruction is that escorting Trump out the door must not be the end of this story.

Chuck Idelson ·

Trump Lit the Match for an Attempted Coup, But Decades of Misinformation Supplied Fuel

The dangerous attempt at a coup of the Capitol didn't happen in a vacuum. A culture of misinformation — even from those who should know better — has played a role in distancing too many people from the realities our country faces, including climate change.

Mark Schlosberg ·

What I Told My Students About Wednesday’s Attempted Trump Coup

The day after domestic terrorists try to steal our system of government isn’t the time to hold back.

Steven Singer ·

Big Tech Further Mutes President, Far Right Megaphone as Demands for Trump Removal Swell

Google yanked Parler from its app store Friday in light of "continued posting... that seeks to incite ongoing violence in the U.S."

Andrea Germanos ·

'No More Excuses': With Senate Majority Reclaimed, Progressives Demand Bold Agenda From Biden

"A working majority in both houses of Congress means that any decision to court Republican votes will be made by choice."

Kenny Stancil ·

As Pro-Trump Mob Boasts About Roles in Deadly Capitol Invasion, Indigenous Water Protecters Charged for Peaceful Keystone XL Protests

"This is on my people's land, and I have the right to protect it for my future generations," said one of the charged activists.

Brett Wilkins ·

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